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Title: Triggers that induce apoptosis-like death in Plasmodium berghei ookinetes
Author: Ibrahim, Medhat Mohammed Said Ali
ISNI:       0000 0004 2678 6830
Awarding Body: Keele University
Current Institution: Keele University
Date of Award: 2009
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Many unicellular organisms are thought to undergo programmed cell death akin to apoptosis because they express many of the markers seen in metazoans. Apoptosis-like death markers were found to occur naturally in more than half of ookinetes of the rodent malaria, Plasmodium berghei in the mosquito midgut and in vitro. The aim of this study was to induce more apoptosis-like death in vitro and in vivo in a step towards the reduction or eliminate the midgut stages of the life cycle of Plasmodium as a strategy to control malaria transmission.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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